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MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung will get its 2nd week of racing in Norway underway when the Tour des Fjords begins tomorrow in Bergen. The Tour des Fjords is a 5 day stage race that is categorised with a UCI 2.1 ranking and the race consists of 5 road stage races.

The first part of my 2015 season has been a big success for me and has given me the confidence to look forward to the rest of the season with high hopes.

MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung will be racing the World Ports Classic this weekend. The World Ports Classic is a UCI 2.1 event with a road stage on both Saturday and Sunday. The defending champion is our very own Theo Bos but unfortunately Theo won't be taking the start after his crash in California.

MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung would ride confidently on the front of the peloton for the better part of the 2nd Tour of Norway stage, only faltering slightly in the final 5km of the stage. Edvald Boasson Hagen still managed a top 10 finish though as he collected 9th place for our African team today.

Former African road race champion Tesfom Okubamariam held his nerve and his line to sprint to victory in the inaugural 100km Bestmed Capital Classic, presented by ASG, in Pretoria on Sunday.

The 2nd Tour de Yorkshire stage would eventually come down to the expected bunch sprint with Moreno Hofland (Lotto-Jumbo) taking the victory. Matteo Pelucchi (IAM Cycling) was 2nd with Ramon Sinkledam (Giant-Alpecin) 3rd. MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung had both Andy Stauff and Reinardt Janse van Rensburg in the mix, crossing the line in 8th and 11th respectively.

Some of South Africa’s best-known mountain bikers are preparing to do battle deep in the mountains of the Eastern Cape during the three-day PwC Great Zuurberg Trek, which starts near Addo on Friday.

South African National DHI Champion, Tiaan Odendaal, will be looking to claim the provincial title at the 2015 KZN Provincial Enduro and Downhill Championships, sponsored by NMI-DSM, taking place at Cascades MTB Park in Pietermaritzburg on 6-7 June.

Close to 2 000 adventure seekers toed the line at the ATKV Buffelspoort on Saturday, 23 May 2015 to test their mountain biking prowess at the much revered FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic presented by ISUZU.

Nic White showed his enduring class in a testing two-man sprint to take the victory in the first ever ultra-marathon at the Bestmed Walkerville MTB Classic, presented by ASG, in Gauteng on Saturday.

Van Gaalen – Double defending South African Marathon champion Robyn de Groot is locked in a race against time to try and shrug off a viral problem in time for the Ashburton Investments National MTB Series Van Gaalen, which doubles up as the 2015 South African Mountain Bike Marathon Championships powered by Stihl, just three weeks away.

Pietermaritzburg – With two BSi Steel dusi2c winner’s medals in his collection already, local mountain biking icon Andrew Hill is currently in the market for a new partner as he turns his attention towards defending his title at the two-day race from Camps Drift in Pietermaritzburg to Blue Lagoon in Durban from 20-21 June.

Top German pro triathlete, Till Schramm, is heading to Port Elizabeth, SA, to take on the world’s toughest sportsmen in the Standard Bank IRONMAN African Championship -- and to donate R25 000 to triathlon development in SA.

Tension was rife in Grabouw on Sunday, 22 February 2015 when close to 800 eager sports enthusiasts lined up to partake in the multisport event of the year, the TOTALSPORTS XTERRA South African Championship presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT.

The second Discovery World Triathlon Cape Town to be hosted in Cape Town on 25 and 26 April will be the first major international event to make use of the brand new Green Point Athletics Stadium.

The Grabouw Country Club will be a hub of excitement this coming weekend when multi-sport athletes young and slightly more senior gather to partake in the largest XTERRA triathlon in the word, the TOTALSPORTS XTERRA Grabouw presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT.

The highly anticipated showdown between duathlon racing star, Brand du Plessis, and multiple Xterra World Champion, Conrad Stoltz, played out in spectacular fashion at the first leg of the Momentum Health OatWell Dual Cross, powered by PeptoPro near Pretoria at the weekend.

Off-road triathletes taking on the action-packed TOTALSPORTS XTERRA Full presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT on Sunday, 22 February 2015 now have more reason to pull out all the stops as event organisers announce a whopping prize purse increase of R80 000, taking the overall prize purse to an impressive total of R249 000.

Images from the Walkerville MTB Classic held at the Circus.

Images from the Bestmed Captial Classic, presented by ASG, held in Pretoria on Sunday.

Images from the 2015 Emperors Classic Road Race held at Emperors Casino.

Images from Day 4 of the 2015 SA Track Championships held at Hector Norris Park.

Images from Day 4 of the 2015 SA Track Championships held at Hector Norris Park.

Images from Day 3 of the 2015 SA Track Championships held at Hector Norris Park.

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